Former Rep. Jane Harman of California became a leading voice on national security following the attacks on Sept. 11. Harman was the ranking Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee. She talks with Steve Inskeep about the death of Osama bin Laden.
I'm pretty sure this is the coolest thing we've ever done behind the Tiny Desk. There was a bit of furniture-moving and finagling, but when all the heavy lifting was done, there it was: A Hammond B3 organ and its sturdy wooden Leslie speaker cabinet sat waiting for its star performer, Booker T. Jones.
They always had men on the front cover. Tall, handsome, rugged men — their rifles slung across the saddle, looking towards the dusty green, burnt sienna buttes of Colorado or New Mexico.
My uncle Thaddeus kept two stacks on the dinged-up coffee table, and another on the laminated kitchen dinette. Sometimes, I'd slip my hand behind the recliner cushion and find one that had slipped down the back, chased by crinkled candy wrappers.
Osama bin Laden has been killed in a firefight in Abbottabad, Pakistan. Dan Byman, a senior fellow and director of research at the Brookings Institution's Saban Center for Middle East Policy, talks to Steve Inskeep and Renee Montagne about bin Laden's death. Byman was a professional staff member on the Sept. 11 Commission.
A computer programmer who The Associated Press reports is 33-years-old and lives in Abbottabad, Pakisan, Athar tweeted throughout the night about what he was hearing — without realizing for hours what was happening.
Osama bin Laden has been killed by U.S. forces in a firefight in Abbottabad, Pakistan. Steve Inskeep and Renee Montagne talk to Steve Coll of the New America Foundation and NPR's Tom Gjelten about the death of Osama bin Laden.